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A Problem Shared - Volume One: Ten Writing Dilemmas
Price: Free! Words: 10,570. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Jane Wenham-Jones - agony aunt for Writing Magazine - gives advice on literary queries, writing worries and the obstacles faced by anyone hoping to be published.
A Space Apart
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,020. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2017 by Hamilton Stone. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Meredith Sue Willis's first novel, which tells the story of a troubled preacher's family in West Virginia, first came out in 1979, it was declared a cause for celebration by the Los Angeles Times. Comparing Willis to Anne Tyler, the Times wrote: "She has written with depth and honesty about a life style available to many of us only though books."
The Cherry Pickers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 113,040. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Gregory C. Randall weaves a tale of secrets in northern Michigan during that stormy summer of 1956. In Howie Smith’s world of primal forests, orderly orchards, and Lake Michigan; he learns about life and begins to understand death. A crazy aunt, a dying gay uncle, and the unyielding pressure to bring in the demanding crop of cherries, forces Howie to realize there is more to life than baseball.
The Movie
Price: $7.98 USD. Words: 75,410. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A successful Hollywood producer returns home to New Jersey after a couple of divorces and the subsequent burn-out that attends a high-voltage career. Her overly controlling parents think she back to piece her life back together under their tutelage, but they discover an angry, impatient woman who can't stand to be with them.
A Note, A Word, A Brush: Ode To The Arts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,090. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2017 by Fabrizio Frosini. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual
This collection of 48 poems from poets all over the world is a joy to experience. Picasso once said, "The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls." 'Poets Unite Worldwide' presents a collection of short poems in a variety of forms that celebrate the Arts: poetry, dance, painting, music, sculpture, theatre, among others. Feel the dust lift and wings sprout as you read...
How To Write Poetry – Come Scrivere Poesie: A Handbook – Manuale
Series: Bilingual Editions. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,900. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2017 by Fabrizio Frosini. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Essay » Literature
I have always thought that a poem does not have 'one' meaning. It can (and has to) have many: one for each and every reader. If it’s so, what could be the meaning of the following verses? “/ Your eyes –Ethereal / Like butterfly wings./” Or : “Imagine how / Long was the night / And it broke into a day / Loaded with shadows — ../” ~*~ “/ I tuoi occhi —Evanescenti / Come ali di farfalla./” ...
Essential Notes on English Literature
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,010. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2017. Categories: Essay » Literature
Clear, essential notes on authors, works and historical background, from the origins to post-WWII. Based on the Italian national curriculum.
Bugged
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Kevin returns to his car after a high school forensics tournament to find a giant locust sitting on the dashboard. After attempts to extricate it, Kevin drives home and tells his father that he can't remove the bug. His father is not impressed by Kevin's cowardice. Irate, Kevin's father tosses out the grasshopper. When his father moves menacingly toward the insect, Kevin steps in front of him.
Poems of Angst and Awe
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 10,090. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
In Poems of Angst and Awe, the reader will step into a surprisingly frank and uniquely funny poetry book that will touch, inspire and even help to soothe the scars of life. The poems are presented in four acts as a metaphor for the stage upon which we play out our life...
Questing the Dark Tower: A Critical Analysis of the Impact of King’s Opus on Derrida’s Pharmakon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,980. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2017 by Engen Books. Categories: Essay » Literature
An essay examining the concept of Stephen King's Dark Tower as it applies to Derrida's theory of the Pharmakon, and how that then in turn applies to other works of fiction, such as 'The House on Mango Street,' 'Goblin Market,' 'Fables,' and more.